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illuminated archway is made of 200,000 lightbulbs. it started in 1995 to mourn the victims of the great earthquake of the same year and to pray for the rebuilding of the city. the theme of the 18th event is the bond of lights. paintings by children in kobe in northeastern areas of japan struck by last year's earthquake and tsunami are on display. >> translator: this gives me a dream for the future. >> the festival runs through december 17th. maybe you have some energy- saving appliances, like an energy star-rated washer and dryer. but what about your tv? chances are it's on more than your washer, dryer, and kitchen appliances combined. did you know that if half of us in the u.s. replaced our regular tvs with
. >> this woman is mourning the loss of her daughter. six weeks after being gang raped in her village in india, the 17-year-old girl succumbed to her despair and took her own life. her suicide note lists the names of the four perpetrators. for weeks, local police would not register the case. instead, they tried to force a settlement between the rapists and the girl's family. >> for almost 14 days, no action was taken in this case. no case was registered. neither was any arrests made. attempts were also made to hush up the case by arriving at a compromise. it went through two further departments before it reached us, and in the process, nothing happened. >> it is a sad reminder of a society that has turned a blind eye to sexual violence for years. it% of the victims are women. another gang rape, this time of a 23-year-old woman in delhi, has triggered a wave of protests and forced the prime minister to hold an inquiry. he is promising laws to protect women and to crack down on sex crimes. in the meantime, the rapists of the 17-year-old in northern india have finally been arrested. >> will the i
who loved them. we will never forget. we mourn, move on, and too soon forget. then it will happen again some day. we'll scratch our heads and ask ourselves, was the last time newtown or columbine? was it aurora or that college in virginia? once again, we will mourn, move on, and too soon forget. there is an old saying that in remembrance is the secret of redemption. but america forgets quickly and gives no lasting indication it seems redemption from its fetish with guns, its romance with the free market of violence, with the sport of it all. the show must go on. it's our right. at any price. what were their names again? oh, yes. charlotte, daniel, olivia, daniel, allison, dawn. poor things. such a tragedy. praise the lord and pass the ammunition. so we make our peace with violence and make ourselves over in its image. a state senator in missouri, a lifetime member of the national rifle association, is pushing a bill to require that all first graders be enrolled in the nra's gun safety course. 6 and 7 years old. pledge allegiance to the flag, lock and load our new head start. a sta
. >> reporter: a small village in eastern afghanistan mourns the loss of its children. on monday the bodies of 11 girls aged between 9 and 11 years old laid to rest. >> translator: the girls were trying to collect firewood outside the village. when they became victims of a landmine explosion. >> the explosion apparently occurred while the girls were getting firewood. one of them accidentally struck an explosive device with an ax. an estimated 10 million land mines have been buried across afghanistan since the soviet invasion of 1979 and during the civil war that followed. ngos work tirelessly to remove unexploded ordnance. their efforts were recognized in 1997, when the international campaign to ban landmines received the nobel peace prize. the campaign says landmines are a major threat to civilians. over the past two years they have killed or maimed on average over 40 people a month. unexploded bombs and munitions pose a similar danger. they regularly claim the lives of impoverished people including children who try to sell them as scrap metal. the international campaign to ban landmines s
the world mourning the loss of award-winning mexican-american singer jenny rivera after wreckage of a plane flying rivera and six other people from a concert is found in northern mexico. her mangled driver's license among the crash-site debris. rivera selling 15 million records -- one of the most successful female singers in grupero, a male-dominated regional style. venezuelan president hugo chávez in cuba undergoing another cancer operation after announcing that more malignant cells have been found. the 58-year-old socialist leader is facing his fourth operation since mid-2011 for a third recurrence of an undisclosed form of cancer in the pelvic area. he is also designating a vice president, nicolas maduro, as his political heir in case he suffers complications. chávez, winning a presidential election in october, due to start a new six-year term on january 10th. for "teen kids news," i'm rick leventhal, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> it's amazing what a specially trained dog can do to assist a person with disabilities. felipe reports on a program where teens learn how to transfo
. >> a grandfather mourning his granddaughter -- >> if this bill passes, an innocent victim in north carolina like brittany could not hold the manufacturer accountable. everyone needs to be accountable for their actions. >> unmentioned to those in the room, alec was present too, in the form of a lobbyist with drug manufacturing giant glaxosmithkline. his name is john del giorno. >> several of the opposing testifiers today brought up very compelling, sad, empathetic stories. >> not only is glaxo an alec corporate member, del giorno himself is also a vice chairman of alec's national private enterprise board. the north carolina bill has been tabled for now. so now you've seen how it works for corporations. how about for the politicians? >> last night was, as the president finally acknowledged today, a shellacking. republicans gain control of the house, picking up 60 seats so far. >> when all of the returns were counted on election night 2010, alec was a big winner. eight of the republican governors elected or re-elected that night had ties to the group. >> guess what, i'm going to be governor of ohio
little thing you have to celebrate. the first thing you have to do is you have to stop mourning the child who's never going to be and start celebrating the child who he is. sally was better at that than i was. >> that's my favorite poem in the book. you call it "patience." set that one for us. >> well, we take ronald to a horse ranch in colorado. we did it for 13 years, because horseback therapy was good for him. he related to horses and it was just great for his development. so this takes place at that dude ranch. it's titled "patience." "the porch was alive with hummingbirds, swarming the theatres, hovering with their invisible wings, darting away and back, delighting all of us dude ranchers sitting in the big adirondack chairs after a day on the trail. ignoring the admonitions, ronald could not stay away. 'don't worry,' the ranch boss says, 'he can't catch them.' but the boss did not count on a patience he'd never witnessed before -- a boy, moving as slowly as the wings were fast, the birds waiting to be cupped in the boy's hands, then released back to their busy work, each christened
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